English Setter – Page 9 – Dog Breed Review

English Setter

Fun English Setter Facts

  • The breed’s ancestry is a mix of large water spaniel, Spring Spaniel and Spanish Pointer.
  • There are two strains; Laverack Setter and Llewellin Setters. 
  • According to the Daily Mail, the English Setter is on the UK’s “vulnerable breed list.” For instance, the numbers of registrations between 2010 and 2011 fell by 33 percent.
  • In Stanley Coren’s the “Intelligence of Dogs,” Coren ranks the English Setter 37th most intelligent.